Maurice Delannoy – Medaille – stock #8213
A finely minted gilt bronze medal designed by the French artist Maurice Delannoy c1930. This example was minted c1970 by the respected mint Arthus Bertrand.
Maurice Delannoy (1885-1972) was a French sculptor and medalist working in the art deco style designing coins and medals. He studied at the Ecole de Germain Pilon and studied under Charles Valton (1851-1918) and Jules Roine Edward. Later in his life he was a professor of drawing. He exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français before being imprisoned during WW1 and was awarded a “mention” in 1921, bronze in 1923 and a silver medal in 1926. Diplômes d’honneur aux expositions de 1925 & 1937. He was awarded the Medal d’ Honneur in 1936 and made a Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur in 1947.
|50mm diameter||signed and with mint marks on edge||Generally very good – minimal wear.|
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